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Circuit Court hears Planned Parenthood case

by IPR News

October 20, 2011

The legal battle over an Indiana law defunding Planned Parenthood took another step forward today.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Circuit Court Hears PPIN Case More »

Economic espionage trial held in Indianapolis

by IPR News

October 18, 2011

A Chinese national who worked for an Indiana agricultural science company faces up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of economic espionage.  It’s only the seventh time in US history such charges have been filed.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Economic Espionage Charges More »

Forklift manufacturer to buy New Castle building and hire workers

by IPR News

October 17, 2011

A forklift truck manufacturer has announced its intention to buy a downtown New Castle building and expand its Indiana operations.  Crown Equipment Corporation says it will buy the former Metaldyne building in New Castle and will create up to 150 new jobs by 2013.  Crown makes materials handling equipment – like lift trucks and hand... More »

Infrastructure funding rallies planned across Indiana Tuesday

by IPR News

October 17, 2011

Rallies planned across Indiana tomorrow will attempt to urge politicians to address the state’s infrastructure funding needs as a means to create jobs.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Infrastructure Funding Rallies More »

StateImpact Indiana: Flipped Classrooms

by IPR News

October 14, 2011

For years, teachers have been looking for ways to take the boredom out of class lectures and use technology to reach students.  A new method called “the flipped classroom” claims to do both.  Teachers assign students videos of lectures to watch online at home.  That frees up more classroom time for individual instruction.  So is... More »

Money Smart Day teaches students about financial responsibility

by IPR News

October 14, 2011

Against the backdrop of rising unemployment and mounting student loan and credit card debt, several state agencies and nonprofit groups organized a Money Smart Day at the Indiana Statehouse.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports on the event, which is aimed at getting sixth graders thinking about financial responsibility. Smith — Money Smart Day More »

McShurley and Tyler meet for mayoral debate

by IPR News

October 14, 2011

Candidates for Muncie’s mayoral chair – current Mayor Sharon McShurley and State Representative Dennis Tyler – met to debate last night at Northside Middle School.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann was there to see what the community asked of the candidates. Wiechmann — Muncie Mayoral Debate More »

Kidnapped journalist Laura Ling speaks at Ball State

by IPR News

October 13, 2011

In 2009, journalist Laura Ling made headlines around the world when she and a fellow reporter were kidnapped by North Korean soldiers and spent four months as a prisoner of that country.  Last night, Ling was at Ball State to tell her story for a lecture series on leadership.  IPR’s Cody Butler reports. Butler —... More »

State Fair officials update progress of relief fund and collapse investigations

by IPR News

October 13, 2011

With about a month left before the deadline for applications, the Indiana State Fair Commission has received only 19 claims for money from the Relief Fund.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Butler — State Fair Relief Fund Update Wreckage from the State Fair stage will soon be removed from the fairgrounds to an off-site... More »

Occupy Indiana’s future

by IPR News

October 10, 2011

The Occupy movement, which developed from the Occupy Wall Street effort in New York City, drew nearly one thousand protesters to Indianapolis this weekend.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith looks at what’s next for Occupy Indiana. Smith — Occupy Indiana’s Future More »

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